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Why Are There Still So Many Windows 7 Devices?
andersonjosephine How to Update Outdated Drivers on Windows 7
andersonjosephine   Thursday September 24, 2020 5:50:29 AM
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Such a great post about Windows 7. But I want how to Update Outdated Drivers on Windows 7, 8, 10. Can you please help.

cetak Re: Why are you surprised?
cetak   Sunday September 6, 2020 10:36:15 AM
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I must say that overall I am really impressed with this blog.It is easy to see that you are impassioned about you writing.

tetevic Re: Why are you surprised?
tetevic   Friday September 4, 2020 2:36:35 AM
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I have visited a company this month where 70% of their computers were windows XP and 2k3 servers. Crazy!

Logrhed47 Re: Why are you surprised?
Logrhed47   Thursday September 3, 2020 11:37:31 PM
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Let me guess...... you work for Micosucks, or maybe Dell.  They have trashed 3 computers in the last year with updates.  They have a way of getting rid of older computers w/out going to Windows 10.  The economy needs a lift with shutdowns.   Windows 7 by the way is not as pervaasive as Windows 10 and isn't as monotonous an attempt at windows 10 as in Windows 8.  If you are happy with and can keep your older PC by all means do it.

Dr. Kevin Harris Maintenance
Dr. Kevin Harris   Thursday September 3, 2020 2:15:48 PM
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Thank you for continuing to remind the user community of one of the risks of reducing maintenance budgets! 

Yenrab Why are you surprised?
Yenrab   Wednesday September 2, 2020 3:24:38 PM
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When Microsoft, along with Intel, want to tell you exactly how you can use and configure your computer, as in "You WILL do it OUR WAY", people just get tired of it and won't upgrade.  I am typing this from an XP box.  Works just fine for almost everything I need to do.  It's not the money, it's I just don't like not being able to tailor the system the way I want.



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